Lex Wilson lives in Nottingham, UK and describes himself as a self-certified obsessive compulsive doodler. He uses anamorphic techniques to create 3D typography that appears to stand off of the page when viewed from a specific angle. His sketch below, showing a raised “HIGH” and a sunken “LOW”, is a good representation of his impressive […]
Here, streetpainter Tracy Lee Stum can be seen bringing the Grand Canyon directly to the streets of Santa Monica, California. She was tasked by the Arizona Tourism Board to create this remarkable piece of street art in an effort to get Californians interested in visiting the National Park at some point in the future. The […]
This anamorphic octopus mural was painted by Mach505 of Truly Design at SAMO, the artistic hub of Torino, Italy. He spent two weeks searching for the best way to break up the tentacles of the green beast in the best way possible. Additional photographs of this painting can be found below.
Truly Design was asked to create this anamorphic installation for Burning Giraffe Art Gallery in Turin, Italy. Describing this project, they indicated that: “We chose the minotaur because of its double human and animal nature, the latter being that of a bull, symbol of our hometown Torino. The minotaur lives secluded in its labyrinth, as […]
This anamorphic three-dimensional object was commissioned in February 2014 and was painted with a spray can in a flat in Berlin, Germany. When viewed from the angle that this photograph was taken at, it looks like a rectangular column hovering in the corner of the room. By moving several feet to the right, you can […]
Edgar Mueller painted this extraordinary piece of street art in Moscow in 2010. It is part of a series of paintings called “Unconditional Love”. Speaking about this project, Mueller notes that: Some years ago I was in Moscow for a purely commercially-based project, now I was looking forward to having the option of creating a […]
While this video from Apple is probably a tad bit too long, it does feature some pretty good anamorphic optical illusion tricks. The video is captured from a single camera moving around a sterile white room in what appears to be a single take. The style of this commercial is reminiscent of Ok Go’s recent […]